This privacy notice describes how Caterpillar Inc. collect(s), share(s), and process(es) the personal information through; this notice is consistent with Caterpillar’s Global Data Privacy Statement and provides additional details relevant to this website. Caterpillar’s Global Data Privacy Statement, which should be read with, and treated as part of this notice, is available at

What personal information does collect and process, and why?

User Provided and Collected Information

  1. Informational and Authenticated Websites is an interactive website that provides information and offers for Caterpillar Inc. products and services. We collect information about your computer, your use of our website, and may collect or receive user provided personal information as you interact with us in order to optimize your user experience or address your request. Examples of how your information may be used (but not limited to) include the delivery of marketing communications or promotional materials, improvements to the website, products, and services we provide, and detecting, preventing, and responding to misuse of the website (ie. fraud, violation of law, etc.).

Personal information is any information about a specific individual or that identifies or may identify a specific individual. Some additional information we may collect includes contact and relationship or role.

  • Contact information allows us to interact and communicate with you.
  • Relationship or role information helps us understand who you are and what you are seeking to properly fulfill your request.

We may share personal information with our affiliated companies, suppliers, dealers, and business partners which may use it for the purposes listed above.

Users are advised that information provided may be cross referenced with other information you have provided to us. For example, if you provide your contact information, we may be able to provide additional information on products you own and services you use. may directly authenticate or connect a user to an authenticated (or logged in) experience based on the user’s digital activity or data inputted by the user. An authenticated experience occurs when a set of log-in credentials are obtained from the users and will allow for additional access and experiences not allotted to non-authenticated users. In these circumstances an anonymous user is not acceptable or allowed. Common authenticated users include Caterpillar and Dealer personnel, customers, & affiliates. In an authenticated experience we collect the information discussed in the section above which will now be tied to an authenticated account profile and additional information associated with the account profile. In the event the user provides personal information on behalf of another individual the user should ensure proper consent is obtained from the individual. Examples of how this information may be used (but not limited to) include requesting, accessing, and managing Caterpillar systems, services, or programs.

Some additional personal information we may collect includes personal preferences and authenticated account information.

  • Personal Preferences allows us to provide an experience adjusted to the way you prefer to ingest content.
  • Authenticated Account Information is an identity profile which is requested or created by the user and collected by Caterpillar to ensure you are an authorized user.

Do Not Track Signals
At this time, this does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals that may be sent by your browser. We may revisit this as standards develop on how such signals should be interpreted and applied.

Cookies and other tracking technologies, in general, are used to improve website and application efficiency, enable better processing of information, and for various other reasons.

When you visit our website, we may send you a cookie. A cookie stores a small data file on your computer. This file enables us to recognize you each time you visit us. Cookies help us in many ways, for example, by saving your region and language preference and for purposes of collecting non-personal data.

Non-Personal Data
We may use cookies to:

  • Count the number of times you visit our sites
  • Compile anonymous statistics on website use
  • Gather information on the type of Internet Browser and operating systems used

This website, like most websites, stores information in small data files called cookies on your computer. These cookies are used by this website in several ways including enabling certain features, remembering choices that you make, improving the efficiency of the site, and to provide to us information about how people use the site so that we can improve it. This website’s cookies will either be deleted or not deleted automatically when you close your browser depending upon the need to retain the information in the cookie between your visits to this website. If you do not allow this website to use cookies, then certain features or sections of the site may not be available to you or may not function as expected.

How to Control and Delete Cookies
Web browsers allow for controlling whether or not cookies can be set or retrieved through the browser's settings. You can follow the help directions in your browser or to learn more about cookies, please visit or

Automatically Collected Information & Tracking
When you visit this Site, it automatically collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and other technical information provided by your browser (e.g., your browser, what site referred you to this Site, etc.).

The information that you provide will be used to fulfill your request (e.g., if you request information on a training offering then your information will be used for the purpose of sending you the requested information. Additionally, we may contact you to confirm that you received the requested information and to understand if you have any additional questions. We may also use your information to make improvements to our Site and materials.

Additionally, we may use and/or disclose your personal information as required by law or regulation, or as requested by government authorities or for the protection of persons or property.

Additionally, this Site sets and retrieves “cookies”, which are small identifiers stored by your browser software to identify you, including cookies that are set by third parties that are used to track your use of this Site

List of Cookies and Descriptions
The table below explains what cookies are set and used by this website and why:

Cookies and other tracking technologies, in general, are used to improve website and application efficiency, enable better processing of information, and for various other reasons.

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies allow a visitor to browse through the site or they are necessary for security reasons.

kms_ctamuls First Party Session KMS Session cookie - holds the session ID.
kms-locale First Party Session Locale selection of the user, this cookie is generated when the user switches the language from the site header (the Language menu).
kms-contrast First Party Session Accessibility - set when a user clicks the high-contrast button, and is used to save if the user wants the high-contrast enabled or not.
smartbanner_exited First Party Session This cookie is set to remember that the user closed the smartbanner (the one that suggests to install/launch KMS Go).
JobsInProcess First Party Session Set when user action triggers an asynchronous job in the Kaltura backend. This cookie helps the application track and notify the user when the job is done.
groupSyncing First Party Session Similar to the JobsInProcess cookie, but specifically for the job of syncing a user's group membership during login. This cookie contains the job ID.
groupSyncing-error First Party Session Similar to the groupSyncing cookie, this cookie is created and used when the job fails, to notify the user accordingly.
gnidargitl_{entryID} First Party Session Holds information about the entry that is used later to send a grade to the LMS (After the quiz is submitted on the Kaltura side). The cookie value does not hold any PII, it contains only 2 identifiers the LMS passed to us to know where to send the grade to for that specific entry and user.
xapi-user-login-done First Party Session Set by XAPI module after a user logs in, so Kaltura knows that this event needs to be sent to the LRS. The cookie is then immediately cleared. This cookie does not hold PII.

Website Linkages
As users explore they may encounter linkages to other Caterpillar and non- Caterpillar websites. Users are advised that as links are selected, they may encounter different features and experiences that may have different privacy notices and processes not associated with

Social Media Photo and/or Video Submission Promotion Terms and Conditions
I hereby agree to the following Terms & Conditions for Social Media Photo Submission Promotions: 1. USE OF NAME, HANDLE, TEXT, PHOTO, VIDEO, LIKENESS and INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. I hereby grant to Caterpillar Inc. ("Caterpillar"), its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and their respective successors and assigns (collectively, the "Permitted Parties") a non-exclusive, irrevocable (except as specified in Section 3 herein under Takedown), unlimited, perpetual, royalty-free, fully-sublicensable, fully paid up, worldwide license, and the right(s) and permission(s) to use my name and/or handle, image(s), and likeness, and the text and photograph(s) and/or video(s) posted to a social media platform including, but not limited to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram by using the Permitted Parties’ promotional hashtag (collectively, the "Content") on the,, and other websites controlled by Caterpillar or its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively, “Caterpillar Websites”), Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, other social media platforms and other websites (collectively, “Platforms”), and in other print, audio and video marketing and advertising avenues (“Advertising”).

I agree that the Content may be used, copied, distributed, published, exhibited, digitized, publically displayed, reproduced, altered, edited, manipulated, and otherwise used via any medium and by whatever means, in whole or in part, anywhere in the world, at any time, for an unlimited number of projects, for any and all purposes of advertising, marketing or trade-in promoting and publicizing the Permitted Parties.

I agree that I shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation (including, but not limited to royalties), and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based upon invasion of privacy, defamation, right of publicity, copyright infringement or trademark infringement) arising out of any use (in accordance with the terms hereof), blurring, alteration, editing, distortion, faulty reproduction, or use in any composite form of the Content. Furthermore, I irrevocably waive any and all so-called moral rights I may have in the Content.

2. COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS FOR THIRD PARTY PLATFORMS. I acknowledge and agree that in order to post Content on the Platforms, I will be in compliance with the terms and conditions of such Platforms. You should carefully read the privacy statements of any such Platforms.

3. TAKEDOWN. If I want my Content removed from the Platforms, Caterpillar Websites and Advertising, I will send an e-mail message to:

4. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES/INDEMNIFICATION BY USER. I represent and warrant: (a) I am 18 years old or older; (b) I have the legal right to post the Content; (c) neither the Content nor the use of the Content by the Permitted Parties will infringe upon or violate the intellectual property rights or other rights, including, without limitation, any right of publicity, trademark, patent and/or copyright, of any other person or entity or any applicable laws; (d) the Content does not contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous, or libelous or otherwise depicts inappropriate behavior; and (e) the Content does not contain any advertising or other commercial content.

Where can I obtain further information about this policy notice?
To make a request to access, update or delete your personal information (including to opt-out of future advertising, marketing or opinion poll communications from Caterpillar), or for additional information about this privacy notice, please contact us at:

Caterpillar Inc.
Attn: Phil Adams
501 SW Jefferson Avenue
Peoria, IL 61630-2124

Or you may contact Caterpillar’s Office of Business Practices at: or by calling +1 (800)-300-7898.

What happens if this privacy notice changes?
We reserve the right to amend this privacy notice. If we update or change this privacy notice, the changes will be made on this page. Your use of the Site following the posting of changes to this privacy notice will demonstrate your acceptance of those changes.

Last Revised: January 29, 2021